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Area Profile

Ray White Cairns Central is proud to service all areas of Cairns from Goldsborough through to Palm Cove.

Cairns
Cairns is situated in the Northern end of Tropical Queensland Australia. It’s a modern City with a great location to explore some of Australia’s vast array of flora and fauna. The international gateway into Tropical North Queensland, and carries with pride the mantle of safest tropical city in the world.

Cairns Australia provides a holiday / vacation destination second to none. The locals will welcome you and love to share their piece of paradise with those who choose to visit. Positioned to take advantage of the great barrier reef and rainforest areas of the far north, it is perfect for that once in a life time holiday.

The City
Cairns is the sunny garden city where The Great Barrier Reef meets the Wet Tropics Rainforest, mountains and the gulf savannah not too far away.
The City’s water front boasts a world class marina and wharf used by visiting cruise liners, yachts and tour vessels.

With a magnificent Casino. Cairns is alive with more activities than you will ever have time for.
Night life in Cairns is brimming with excitement. There is something for everyone:- from intimate piano bars, karaoke lounges, thumping night clubs that party till the wee hours of the morning and of course a magnificent boutique Casino. Cairns is alive with more activities than you will ever have time for. Cairns City offers a range of modern accommodation options to suit all different tastes. Hotels, motels, bed and breakfast, backpackers, apartments, resorts and caravan parks, villas and camping.

Educational facilities in Cairns.
The Cairns Campus of James Cook University is located north of the city at Smithfield. Its annual enrollment is heading towards the 3000 student mark. The city also has an extensive TAFE College campus combined with a dedicated school of tourism, hospitality and catering. The area is also serviced by 24 State run primary schools, 15 privately run primary schools, seven State high schools and eight special schools.

Population
Census statistics show that the Cairns region has a population of 130,000, concentrated in the suburbs surrounding the city, along the Marlin Coast and along the southern suburbs growth corridor. The region’s population growth rate is 2.5 per cent per annum, well above the State and national averages.

Cairns Beaches
The beautiful unspoiled Northern Beaches of Cairns Stretch for more than 26km . Small seaside townships close to each other, they each have there own unique character and atmosphere. The palm tree lined beaches and calm waters makes them ideal for a relaxing holiday. The wonders of The Great Barrier Reef on one side and The Rainforest on the other. The Beaches provide a whole range of accommodation along with many wonderful attractions and BBQ facilities and have regular bus services. On this Route you will find the suburb of Smithfield and one of the gateways to the village of Kuranda

Heading North From Cairns there are:

Machans Beach:Is the first beach heading North out of Cairns just a few kilometres.

Holloways Beach: Is the second Beach from Cairns with modern accommodation facilities and activities such as Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Swimming pool Sailing, Shops, Horseback riding. Only a few minutes drive from the cairns airport.

Yorkey’s Knob: 10 minutes drive from The Cairns Airport. This beach has 200 berth International marina that can shelter up to 80 boats. Yorkey’s also has its own boat club with bistro and breathtaking views of the Coral sea. It also has all the modern accommodation and facilities such as restaurants, shopping centre, water sports and other sporting activities along with a fantastic golf course. Also known as York Beach and Yorkeys’ Beach.

Trinity Beach: Is a 15 minute drive from the Cairns International airport. Trinity has modern accommodation from budget to luxury. Facilities include beachfront restaurants, eateries, takeaways, TAB and Shopping Complex. Also wave ski’s, windsurfing, sailing, beach volleyball and boogie boards. squash courts a gym, tennis courts and lawn bowls club.

Kewarra Beach: 20 minutes drive from the Cairns International airport. This beach has modern accommodation from budget to small luxury.

Clifton Beach: 20km North of The Cairns International airport and 40 km south of Port Douglas. Clifton Village Shopping cent-re has a supermarket, chemist, liquor store, bait / tackle shop, post office, petrol, and a takeaway. This beach has all the modern accommodation from budget to luxury.

Palm Cove: 25 minute Drive from the Cairns International airport. At this beach you will find restaurants, bars eateries, boutiques gallery, fashion shop, golf course and a fabulous jetty great fishing. With all the modern facilities from budget to luxury resorts accommodation and a multitude of activities including water sports